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Bad Weather Helps To Push World Food Prices To Six-Year High – UN

Volunteers prepare food packages to be distributed to people in need at the Zaqueo Association in Palma de Mallorca on December 2, 2020.JAIME REINA / AFP
Global food commodity prices rose sharply in November to their highest level in nearly six years, the UN food agency said Thursday, due in part to adverse weather conditions.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said prices of the most globally traded foodstuffs were up across the board, putting extra pressure in particular on 45 countries that need outside help feeding their populations.
The FAO Food Price Index averaged 105 points during the month, up 3.9 …read more

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